The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for Active Directory skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Active Directory
West Midlands / Staffordshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 48 40
Rank change year-on-year +9 -8  
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 23 31 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 4.40% 4.40% 5.57%
As % of the System Software category 60.53% 79.49% 49.30%
Number of salaries quoted 19 26 28
Median salary £27,500 £25,000 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +4.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,800 £21,250 £21,350
10% offered a salary of more than £30,200 £30,000 £35,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year - -2.98%  

Active Directory is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 38 39 71
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 7.27% 5.54% 11.31%
Number of salaries quoted 34 34 64
Median salary £29,000 £28,812 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.65% -9.96%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £30,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -1.29% +2.66%  

Active Directory
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire citing Active Directory as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for Active Directory in Staffordshire

Active Directory
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory in Staffordshire.

Salary trend for Active Directory in Staffordshire

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Active Directory in Staffordshire over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Active Directory in Staffordshire

Active Directory
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Burton-upon-Trent +13 5 £30,000 +64.38% 1
Stoke-on-Trent +7 5 £28,000 +7.69% 4
Stafford -9 3 £26,500 +20.45% 2
Lichfield +6 2 £21,500 -21.81%
Tamworth +1 2 £30,500 +20.79%
Cannock -2 1 - - 1
Active Directory
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT jobs citing Active Directory also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for Active Directory.

1 49 (89.09%) Windows
2 38 (69.09%) Microsoft
3 29 (52.73%) Windows Server
4 24 (43.64%) MS Exchange
5 22 (40.00%) VMware
6 17 (30.91%) TCP/IP
6 17 (30.91%) Office 365
7 16 (29.09%) Windows 7
8 15 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
8 15 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
8 15 (27.27%) ITIL
9 13 (23.64%) SLA
9 13 (23.64%) SQL Server
10 12 (21.82%) DNS
10 12 (21.82%) Citrix
10 12 (21.82%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (18.18%) VLAN
12 10 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
12 10 (18.18%) Cisco
12 10 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
12 10 (18.18%) Firewall
12 10 (18.18%) Service Delivery
13 9 (16.36%) SQL
13 9 (16.36%) VPN
13 9 (16.36%) DHCP
13 9 (16.36%) Windows 8
14 8 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
14 8 (14.55%) Degree
14 8 (14.55%) LDAP

Active Directory
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 24 (43.64%) MS Exchange
2 6 (10.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (9.09%) IIS
4 4 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (5.45%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.64%) IBM Domino
7 1 (1.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.82%) Site Server
7 1 (1.82%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 15 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (30.91%) Office 365
2 6 (10.91%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.82%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 17 (30.91%) TCP/IP
2 12 (21.82%) DNS
3 10 (18.18%) Firewall
3 10 (18.18%) VLAN
4 9 (16.36%) DHCP
4 9 (16.36%) VPN
5 8 (14.55%) LDAP
6 7 (12.73%) SNMP
6 7 (12.73%) WLAN
7 6 (10.91%) LAN
7 6 (10.91%) SAN
7 6 (10.91%) WAN
8 5 (9.09%) MPLS
9 4 (7.27%) Network Security
9 4 (7.27%) VoIP
10 3 (5.45%) NAS
10 3 (5.45%) OSPF
10 3 (5.45%) Remote Desktop
10 3 (5.45%) RIP
10 3 (5.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (23.64%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.82%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 7 (12.73%) Manufacturing
2 4 (7.27%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.64%) Automotive
3 2 (3.64%) French Language
4 1 (1.82%) Advertising
4 1 (1.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (25.45%) Analyst
2 10 (18.18%) IT Support
2 10 (18.18%) Support Engineer
3 8 (14.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (14.55%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (10.91%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 6 (10.91%) Service Analyst
4 6 (10.91%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (9.09%) Administrator
5 5 (9.09%) Support Technician
6 4 (7.27%) IT Administrator
6 4 (7.27%) IT Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Senior Support Technician
6 4 (7.27%) Senior Technician
6 4 (7.27%) Support Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Support
7 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) IT Technician
7 3 (5.45%) Senior IT Support
7 3 (5.45%) Senior IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.45%) Web Services
2 1 (1.82%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (12.73%) Blackberry
3 6 (10.91%) Life Science
4 4 (7.27%) Management Information System
5 3 (5.45%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (5.45%) User Experience
6 1 (1.82%) Clustering
6 1 (1.82%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.82%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.82%) iPhone
6 1 (1.82%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 49 (89.09%) Windows
2 29 (52.73%) Windows Server
3 16 (29.09%) Windows 7
4 12 (21.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (16.36%) Windows 8
8 6 (10.91%) Windows 10
9 5 (9.09%) Android
9 5 (9.09%) Linux
10 4 (7.27%) Apple iOS
10 4 (7.27%) Windows XP
11 3 (5.45%) Mac OS X
12 2 (3.64%) Windows Vista
13 1 (1.82%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.27%) ITIL
2 10 (18.18%) Service Delivery
3 5 (9.09%) CRM
3 5 (9.09%) ERP
4 4 (7.27%) ITIL V3
5 3 (5.45%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (5.45%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (5.45%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (5.45%) Risk Management
5 3 (5.45%) Time Management
6 2 (3.64%) Information Security
6 2 (3.64%) Line Management
6 2 (3.64%) Migration
6 2 (3.64%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 2 (3.64%) Project Planning
6 2 (3.64%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 2 (3.64%) Virtual Environments
7 1 (1.82%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 1 (1.82%) Mentoring
7 1 (1.82%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.36%) SQL
2 4 (7.27%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (14.55%) Degree
3 4 (7.27%) MCSE
4 3 (5.45%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (5.45%) MCITP
4 3 (5.45%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.82%) HND
5 1 (1.82%) MCP
5 1 (1.82%) MCSA
5 1 (1.82%) SSCP
5 1 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (23.64%) SLA
2 4 (7.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.82%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 15 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.64%) Terminal Server
3 2 (3.64%) Terminal Services
3 2 (3.64%) vSphere
3 2 (3.64%) XenApp
3 2 (3.64%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) SCCM
2 2 (3.64%) WSUS
3 1 (1.82%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (1.82%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 38 (69.09%) Microsoft
2 22 (40.00%) VMware
3 12 (21.82%) Citrix
4 10 (18.18%) Cisco
5 2 (3.64%) Dell
5 2 (3.64%) HP
5 2 (3.64%) Lotus
5 2 (3.64%) Mitel
5 2 (3.64%) NetApp
6 1 (1.82%) arcserve
6 1 (1.82%) Fortinet
6 1 (1.82%) Juniper
6 1 (1.82%) McAfee
6 1 (1.82%) Oracle
6 1 (1.82%) ProCurve
6 1 (1.82%) SonicWALL
6 1 (1.82%) Sophos
6 1 (1.82%) Symantec
6 1 (1.82%) WatchGuard
6 1 (1.82%) Webroot
Cannock, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 8 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Argo IT Solutions
Salary: From £20,000 to £28,000 per annum + Car, training + usual benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K basic + Superb Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K basic + Superb Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K basic + Superb Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
bet365
Salary: Competitive base salary + bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Staffordshire University
Salary: £23,164 - £26,829 + 32 days annual leave + generous pension schemes +
Posted: 24 days ago